Grammatical nous has been found to give students a broader understanding of their own language and a key to learning others. The problem is, teachers aren’t being equipped to teach it.
Effective science teachers use everyday natural events to get students to explore their world. Here’s how they do it, according to an expert who prepares elementary school science teachers.
Newly qualified teachers who aren’t involved in a good induction program are more likely to leave the profession within their first five years of teaching. And most don’t get these inductions.
Universities are responsible for the majority of teacher training and eduation in England. The government is set on shifting the focus to schools
South Africa’s inclusive education policy currently under review must address the hindrances preventing children with disabilities from effectively access education in mainstream schools.
There’s no perfect teaching approach guaranteed to prepare student teachers to teach subjects in English in a multilingual environment. But there are things universities can do to prepare them.
Teacher turnover is higher among Black and Latino teachers than white teachers. An education policy expert explains what schools can do to reverse the trend.
What Kenya should focus on is providing in-service professional development to improve student learning outcomes.
Phones have the potential to help children learn, but UK teachers need evidence-based guidance on phone use in schools
During 2020, we saw the traditional classroom all but disappear. We can expect education to face other types of disruption. In an uncertain future, teachers need more than classroom-readiness.
Kiwi school kids are not consistently taught letter formation or spelling the way they once were. But these simple skills are part of the foundations of higher learning.
Teachers’ professional lives can be highly demanding, pressured, stressful and at times, emotionally exhausting. But there’s an unspoken demand they suppress their emotions and just get on with it.
Four experts weigh in on ways to replenish the US teacher workforce and curb burnout.
Mindfulness practices may help one examine long-held cultural assumptions, allowing one to better respond to current critical issues such as climate change and systemic racism.
Three education experts explain why students aren’t learning the basics.
Colleges of education must have increased resources to improve training. They must also address gender-specific issues such as childcare provision, accommodation and sexual harassment.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
A concerning number of children in Australia have experienced trauma. Being more sensitive to what this means can help both the child and the teacher.
The education sector has to constantly re-learn lessons about using digital technologies in teaching.
A shortage of competent and qualified maths teachers is a key contributing factor to the low maths performance of South African school children.